What is the opposite of let go of?

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Opposite of to acquire something, usually over a period of time
“I began to lose my appreciation for spices after being away from India for several years.”
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Opposite of to have acquired something, usually over a period of time
“I lost my appreciation for spices after being away from India for several years.”
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Opposite of to take control of with one's hands
“The child would release her mother's hand and run off to play once they reached the park.”
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Opposite of to have the use or benefit of something
“Due to his poor diet and lack of exercise, he would gradually lose his good health.”
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Opposite of to subject to meticulous examination
“It's easier to enjoy life when you ignore the little details.”
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Opposite of to commit to memory
Disregard everything you know about your reality, and open your mind.”
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Opposite of to receive or acquire
“I will send the items I sold on eBay soon.”
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(of a button on a device or machine) Opposite of to press down on
“Do not release the lever until our knights have entered the castle through the gates!”
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